It's easy for any business to lose its creative focus among day-to-day
minutiae. One way to keep this from happening is to have strategies that
continuously increase innovation. Here are a few tips to keep those
creative juices flowing.
Studies show that building a relationship with industry influencers
allows businesses to earn an average of $6.85 for every dollar spent on
paid media. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. There are still a number of
good reasons why you need to reach out and engage with the top
influencers in your industry.
“Good to Great and the Social Sectors”, “Leadership on the Line”, “Forces for Good”, etc. If you are in the c-suite of a non-profit organization or shooting to get there, someone has recommended one, if not all, of these books to you. Learn about the best practices for building a better non-profit.
A recent University of Phoenix Workplace Survey had some interesting
findings. It found nearly all of today’s working U.S. adults (a whopping
93 percent) feel that they have at least some entrepreneurial
qualities. Also, that more than one-third (37 percent) of working adults
consider themselves “intrapreneurs.” These are employees who look for
opportunities to perform like entrepreneurs within their current
Letting go is our greatest obstacle in overcoming human nature. We
covet what is familiar and often cling to relationships, and even our business practices. At some
point, every organization, if it is going to continue to operate, has to
undergo a leadership change. In the non-profit sector, it is
especially challenging for founders to accept their outgoing transition.